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Well Worth the Price

Written for Friday Fast Fiction. 100 word photo prompt. Photo by Sarah Anne Hall. –

“If you take that scarf off your head and listen, I’ll explain what exactly happened.

“I don’t wish to know.” Shrieked Emily, pressing the fabric against her ears. “You promised not to sell the ceramics.”

“I know darling, but I got a good price.”

“But you promised.”

“I know, but…”

“You swine. You promised…I hate you.”

“I did it for us.”

“You did it for yourself.” Emily accused. “That settles it. I want that divorce.”

“But darling, I made enough for our holiday.”

“Oh.” Huffed Emily, releasing the scarf and smoothing the creases. “Did we make enough for Mallorca?”

About bbryanthomas

Not so young man about town who, having witnessed and enjoyed life, is presently having fun, writing about those by-gone times and life in general.

22 comments on “Well Worth the Price

  1. The Shining Gem
    November 1, 2017

    Hahaha. Amazing!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Iain Kelly
    November 1, 2017

    Haha, easily swayed 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  3. pennygadd51
    November 1, 2017

    I love a happy ending! I hope Mallorca lives up to expectations!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. James
    November 1, 2017



  5. Varad
    November 1, 2017

    I absolutely love Mallorca and its beaches. Hope the ceramics fetched enough.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Jelli
    November 1, 2017

    Oh, how fickle. Lovely tale there this week.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. EagleAye
    November 2, 2017

    Well in the end, she’s a practical woman. Seems the husband knows his wife well. Loved the way you built this up and switched in the end. Well played.

    Liked by 1 person

  8. yarnspinnerr
    November 2, 2017

    Wise guy.


  9. neilmacdon
    November 2, 2017

    everyone has their price. huh?

    Liked by 1 person

  10. keithsrambles
    November 2, 2017

    I wondered what happened to my ex! Best of luck pal!

    Click to read my FriFic!


  11. granonine
    November 2, 2017

    And yet another funny one. This is brilliant 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    • bbryanthomas
      November 3, 2017

      Thank you kindly Granonine

      Liked by 1 person

  12. Moon
    November 2, 2017

    Some people are just fond of using the D word and some others keep it handy as a dependable weapon, I guess.
    Great story, Bryan.

    Liked by 1 person

  13. Kelvin M. Knight's blog
    November 3, 2017

    Oh you had me chuckling at the end, Bryan. I can just see this couple. Great entertaining story.

    Liked by 1 person

    • bbryanthomas
      November 3, 2017

      Thanks Kelvin, you’re too kind

      Liked by 1 person

  14. J. E. Kennedy
    November 3, 2017

    Bit of a drama queen. Ha. Good story.

    Liked by 1 person

  15. James McEwan
    November 4, 2017

    Nice one, oh how relationships blossom.

    Liked by 1 person

  16. Dale
    November 8, 2017

    Funny how she changed her tune…. were I him, I’d bring someone else!

    Liked by 1 person

  17. Dahlia
    November 13, 2017

    Definitely worth the price – and time 😀


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